FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio – December 4, 2015 – OurPet’s Company (OTCQX:OPCO), a leading proprietary pet supply company, today announced that Dean Tsengas has been unanimously voted by the Board of Directors to Chief Operations Officer. His appointment is effective December 7 and he will be overseeing Operations, Global Logistics, Quality Assurance, and Product Development.
Since the founding of OurPet’s in 1994, as the Vice President of OurPet’s Company, Tsengas has played a key role in the launch of the pet-products venture and has held various engineering, marketing and operational responsibilities. Under his managerial guidance OurPet’s has developed extensive supply chain management, sourcing, warehouse, and QA capabilities.
Dr. Steve Tsengas, President and CEO of OurPet’s Company, commented, “This action was taken in recognition for Dean’s past contributions and to further improve the interface and effectiveness between Product Development and Operations.”
About The OurPet’s Company
The OurPet’s Company designs, produces and markets a broad line of innovative, trend-setting pet products and accessories sold under the OurPets and Pet Zone brands in the United States and overseas. OurPets and Pet Zone products are sold through leading pet specialty retailers, food, drug and mass merchandisers, direct-mail catalog and internet retailers. The OurPet’s Company has an extensive intellectual property portfolio with more than 160 patents in either issued or pending status. The company was named a Weatherhead Top 100 Fastest Growing Company in Northeast Ohio in 2013 and has been a Lake-Geauga County Fast Track 50 Hall of Fame local business success winner for the last eight consecutive years. In addition, The OurPet’s Company was named 2015 Business of the Year by the Painesville Area Chamber of Commerce. Investors and customers may visit www.ourpets.com and www.petzonebrand.com for more information about the Company, its products and brands.